Superman #34

Published
January 1953
Page count
28
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1174041

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover It! (Superman) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero

Credits

Art
Win Mortimer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #162 (November 1951)
Untitled [It]
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
Superman vs. "It"!
Show/hide 1. It! (Superman) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
IT (intro)

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger , scripter
Art
Wayne Boring, penciller
 
Stan Kaye, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Managing Editor
 
Mort Weisinger, original Story Editor
 
George Kashdan, original Story Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #162 (November 1951)
It!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
It!
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Shorty) Comic story, 1 page

"Wanted: Students for the School Band"

Featuring

Feature
Shorty
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art
Text
Henry Boltinoff, letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled (Peg) Comic story, 1 page

"Let’s go in here for something to eat, Peg"

Featuring

Feature
Peg
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Henry Boltinoff, scripter [signed]
Art
Henry Boltinoff, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original editor [attributed] (actual)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #174 (March 1952)
Untitled
Show/hide 4. The Man Who Bossed Superman! (Superman) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Pudge Purdy (villain, introduction); gang members

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Curt Swan, penciller
 
Steve Brodie , inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth, original editor [credited]
 
Jack Schiff, original Assistant Editor [attributed]
 
Mort Weisinger, original Assistant Editor [attributed]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Superman (DC, 1939 series) #51 (March-April 1948)
The Man Who Bossed Superman!
Also printed
Australia
Superman (Colour Comics, 1950 series) #61 ([September 1952?])
The Man Who Bossed Superman!
 
United States
Three-Dimension Adventures Superman (DC, 1953 series) (1953)
The Man Who Bossed Superman
 
Australia
Colossal Comic (Colour Comics, 1958 series) #49 ([May 1969?])
The Man who Bossed Superman
 
United States
Superman 3-D (DC, 1997 series) ([February] 1998)
The Man Who Bossed Superman

Synopsis

To raise money for charity, a contest is held where the winner will get Superman to carry out their wishes for a day. When gangster Pudge Purdy wins the contest, Superman must use his wits to fulfill the terms of the contest without allowing Purdy to profit from Superman's deeds.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39066

Cover added

  • 25/09/2022

Index completed

  • 25/09/2022

Last updated

  • 25/09/2022